Charlotte Prodger (Apr to Sep 2017)

Berwick Visual Arts and Berwick Film & Media Art Festival are pleased to announce Glasgow based artist Charlotte Prodger as their new artist in residence.

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BRIDGIT, video still, 2016. Courtesy of the artist.

Gemma Burditt (Oct 2016 - March 2017)

Gemma Burditt, an animation director and illustrator of short films and music videos is our new artist in residence in partnership with the Centre for Rural Economy at Newcastle University.

Gemma’s work examines human stories and how individuals negotiate their personal journeys through changes in the wider context, changes in political situations or conflict in personal truth versus societal expectations. 

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Lucy Parker (May - September 2016)

Berwick Visual Arts and Berwick Film & Media Art Festival are pleased to announce Lucy Parker as their new artist in residence.

Lucy Parker’s research led practice adopts collaborative filmmaking methods when making work with a community. She is interested in ways that social networks give agency to individuals and how film can have a social impact in its production and screening.

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Sander Van Raemdonck (Nov 2015 - Apr 2016)

Berwick Visual Arts and the Centre for Rural Economy (CRE) at Newcastle University are pleased to announce Sander Van Raemdonck as their third joint artist in residence. 
 

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Paul Rooney (Apr - Sep 2015)

Berwick Visual Arts and Berwick Film & Media Art Festival are pleased to announce Paul Rooney as their second artist in residence.

Paul Rooney creates sound, video and text works that focus on the instabilities and deceptions of language and narrative, particularly in relation to how they represent 'place' and the historical memory that haunts it.

Currently based in Liverpool, Paul studied at Edinburgh College of Art. From 1998 to 2000 he released three music albums as the band ‘Rooney’, featuring in John Peel’s Festive Fifty as well as recording a session for the show. Since then he has continued to make sounds, videos and texts with recent solo exhibitions at the Liverpool Biennial, Outpost Norwich and screenings at the ICA and Whitechapel Gallery in London.

 

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Piotr Piasta (Oct 2014 - Apr 2015)

Berwick Visual Arts and the Centre for Rural Economy (CRE) at Newcastle University are pleased to announce Piotr Piasta as their second artist in residence.

Piotr Piasta is a visual artist, independent filmmaker and a photographer who currently lives and works in the Wieniawa district of Poland.

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Katie Davies (Mar - Sep 2014)

Berwick Visual Arts and Berwick Film & Media Art Festival are pleased to announce Katie Davies as their second artist in residence.

Bristol based Katie Davies is a video artist who explores the politics of spectatorship, her installations valuing what is invisible and experiential, over a definitive image or document of time. Her recent projects include 38th Parallel, working with the UN Armistice Commission and United States Forces in Korea to research and film within the Korean Demilitarized Zone and The Separation Line, an installation portrait of the British repatriation ceremonies that transformed Royal Wootton Basset in 2011, working alongside The Royal British Legion and Wootton Basset Town Council.

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Stephanie Misa (Jul 2013 - Feb 2014)

Berwick Visual Arts is pleased to announce Filipino born, Austrian based artist Stephanie Misa as its second artist in residence in partnership with the Centre for Rural Economy at Newcastle University. The residency provides the opportunity for an artist working in any discipline to explore to explore current rural issues, changing concepts of rurality or rural identities whilst living and working in Berwick-upon-Tweed.

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Stephanie Misa

Cecilia Stenbom (Jan - Jul 2013)

Cecilia Stenbom was Berwick Visual Arts  first artist in residence, in partnership with Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival. The residency provided the opportunity for an artist working with moving image to respond to Berwick and produce new work to be premiered during the 9th Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival  in 2013.

 

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Cecilia Stenbom